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Bangladesh reaps remittance rewards

Money sent home by migrant workers abroad is second biggest source of income for government.

Last updated: 02 Jan 2014 21:02
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In Bangladesh, money sent home by migrant workers abroad is the second biggest source of income for the government.

Only the booming garment industry is a bigger earner.

The northeastern region of Sylhet is one of the many areas that benefits, transforming the towns and villages of the region.

Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Sylhet.

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